Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 59,850
Catalog: KM-130
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $574.83 (5/28/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
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1908 S $10 MS obverse 1908 S $10 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The mintage for this issue is quite low, but surprisingly several really incredible examples survive. The date is quite popular and is one of the more difficult coins to locate in mint state for the average collector. Many of the superb examples seen have deep splashes of copper toning. A few of the superb examples were found in the coins sold by the heirs of Virgil Brand to MTB in the early 1980s. The finest graded is certified MS 69 by NGC!


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/9/2015

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Total Graded: 769
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 69

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
1/30/2000 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1264, 1264/Lot# 1418 $4,114.50
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2424 $3,795.00
5/31/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 148, 153/Lot# 5247 $2,070.00
2/3/2010 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2010 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1137, 1137/Lot# 1703 $20,700.00
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1321 $4,212.00
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(5), 1158/Lot# 7624 $20,700.00
10/17/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5621 $2,300.00
4/27/2014 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/27/2014, 173/Lot# 189096 $863.50
7/4/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3489, 6040/Lot# 21612 $1,615.63

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 S $10 MS
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 1505
Owner: Carl Beeson
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